Extremist Views: Total Ban or Deal With in the University?

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Should the government totally ban the discussion of extremist views at university or allow it with the necessary controls and monitoring? Government ministers are now debating over the matter following the claims made that the Islamic State extremist known as 'Jihadi John,' real name Mohammed … [Read more...]

University Rankings on Free Speech: Censorship May Impede Learning

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There is a new league table that ranks the universities' practices relating to freedom of speech. It is the Free Speech University Rankings or FSUR which is a first of its kind. It is an eye opener to the real state of the freedom of speech and intellectual debate in higher education. From the looks … [Read more...]

White Pupils, State Schools Underachieve in Flight to Higher Education

White Pupils, State Schools Underachieve in Flight to Higher Education

This Tuesday, 27 January 2015, the Department for Education released what is otherwise known as “destination data.” Specifically, it is the Statistical First Release of the Destinations of Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 Students, 2012/13. Expert observers of the education sector weighed in on the data … [Read more...]

What Students Say They Need from the Government

What Students Say They Need from the Government

What do students need from the government in 2015? Authorities, experts, higher education sector insiders and pundits can give their opinions. Even politicians will! But the politicians are the ones who really need to know what really students need from the government. They are the ones who will be … [Read more...]